On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1981

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony

Sports History

Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1K (2:12.18)


Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Proctor, American professional wrestling promoter & politician
  • Andre Johnson, American football player
  • Carla Campbell, Jamaican model
  • Mary Beth Arnold, gymnast (World-bronze-95), born in Reno, Nevada
1981 Highlights

About July 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • UK #1 Song: Ghost Town - Specials